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  • Tuesday, 29 October 2019 18:05
  • Ny Magee

Donald Trump Jr. (L), Kanye West (Getty Images) Kanye West’s latest offering, “Jesus is King” instantly became the talk of the Twitterverse when it dropped last week. But among those raving about it is surprisingly Donald Trump Jr. Rolling Stone reports the president’s son tweeted a photo of Ye’s “Jesus Is King” album artwork Monday evening, praising the rapper:

  • Tuesday, 29 October 2019 13:36
  • Kia Morgan-Smith

The next presidential debate will be held at the Tyler Perry Studios in Atlanta Georgia; a 330-acre site formerly owned by the Confederacy and now singularly owned by a Black man. READ MORE: Oprah, Beyoncé, more attend Tyler Perry star-studded gala for studio opening “Democratic Debate site is set: [Tyler Perry Studios] is a model for Georgia’s vibrant film industry, an engaged corporate citizen and an exceptional location for our #DemDebate. Looking forward to welcoming the candidates to Georgia on November 20,” former Democratic contender for governor Stacey Abrams tweeted. Democratic Debate site is set: @TPStudios is a model for Georgia’s vibrant film industry, an engaged corporate citizen and an exceptional location for our #DemDebate.

  • Monday, 28 October 2019 18:00
  • Kia Morgan-Smith

Residents of Fowlerville, a village in Livingston County in Michigan, are livid and calling an extreme Halloween display of President Donald Trump holding the head of Barack Obama, downright racist. READ MORE: Barack Obama co-signs op-ed piece signed by 149 Black former administration members blasting Trump The shocking display which featured Obama’s head tied to a rope, sits outside of Quality Coatings, an automotive shop. The graphic effigy caused community members to erupt in anger, and condemn the racist creation on social media. “It was a Halloween decoration that I guess went too far,” the shop’s owner Dave Huff told the Detroit Free Press on Sunday.

  • Monday, 28 October 2019 15:48
  • Associated Press

Joe BidenJoe BidenDemocratic presidential candidate and former Vice President Joe Biden speaks to supporters at Hillside High School in Durham, NC on Sunday, Oct 27, 2019.

  • Monday, 28 October 2019 13:19
  • Associated Press

By AAMER MADHANI Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump’s low-profile appearance Sunday night at Game 5 of the World Series came at a high-profile moment of his presidency. Yet he still drew loud boos and jeers when introduced to the crowd. Wearing a dark suit and a tie, Trump arrived at Nationals Park just before the first pitch of the Houston Astros-Washington Nationals matchup. Hours earlier, he had announced that U.S. forces had assaulted the hiding place of Islamic State leader Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi, who was killed in the raid in northeast Syria. A military success against a most-wanted enemy of the U.S.

  • Sunday, 27 October 2019 21:59
  • Megan Sims

Democratic congressman John Conyers served in the House from 1965 until December 2017, becoming the longest serving Black congressman. (Photo by Drew Angerer/Getty Images) Former Michigan Representative John Conyers passed away on Sunday at aged 90, his family announced.

  • Friday, 25 October 2019 21:06
  • Ny Magee

Charles Barkley (L), Vice President Mike Pence (Getty Images) NBA Hall of Famer Charles Barkley has fired back at Vice President Mike Pence’s comments blasting the NBA for “bowing” (as some say) to China. The league has been scrutinized since Daryl Morey, general manager of the Houston Rockets, tweeted his support for pro-democracy demonstrations in Hong Kong, which the league later called “regrettable.

  • Friday, 25 October 2019 14:51
  • Wendy L. Wilson

Today, Donald Trump is headed to the campus of Benedict College in Columbia, South Carolina, a 150-year old, historically Black college. It will be his first appearance on the hallowed grounds where thousands of African American students toiled to receive their higher levels of education. The President is not there to talk to students about the country’s “impressive” rising employment rate or shout out the benefits of attending HBCUs. Instead, he is at Benedict to deliver the keynote speech at the 2019 Second Step Presidential Justice Forum. Hosted by the 20/20 Bipartisan Justice Center, the event is an effort supported by both political parties to focus on what’s next in the ongoing battle to change criminal justice in the United States.

  • Friday, 25 October 2019 13:11
  • Associated Press

Elijah CummingsElijah CummingsPallbearers lift the casket of U.S. Rep. Elijah Cummings before his funeral service at New Psalmist Baptist Church, Friday, Oct.

  • Thursday, 24 October 2019 15:45
  • Kia Morgan-Smith

Supreme Court Justice Clarence Thomas who is notoriously quiet on the bench, is opening up about his life in an upcoming documentary, Created Equal: Clarence Thomas In His Own Words. READ MORE: Anita Hill shares her #MeToo story on stage Thomas is the second Black Supreme Court justice. He succeeded Thurgood Marshall in 1991, who was the first African-American to hold the position. But his journey to the highest court in the land has been one wrought with controversy, including a challenging confirmation hearing in 1991 which included claims that he sexually harassed Anita Hill. Now Thomas is telling his side in a rare expose.

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